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Hydrochlorothiazide-Spironolactone

hydrochlorothiazide-spironolactone
Hydrochlorothiazide is a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that helps prevent your body from absorbing too much salt, which can cause fluid retention. Spironolactone is a potassium-sparing diuretic that also prevents your body from absorbing too much salt and keeps your potassium levels from getting too low. Hydrochlorothiazide and spironolactone is a combination medicine used to treat fluid retention (edema) in people with congestive heart failure, cirrhosis of the liver, or a kidney disorder called nephrotic syndrome. This medication also treats high blood pressure (hypertension). Do not use this medicine for any condition that has not been checked by your doctor. Hydrochlorothiazide and spironolactone may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
hydrochlorothiazide-spironolactone
DRUG TYPE
potassium sparing diuretics with thiazides

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You should not use this medicine if you have kidney problems, Addison's disease, high blood levels of calcium or potassium, an allergy to sulfa drugs, or if you are unable to urinate.

Spironolactone has caused tumors in animals but it is not known whether this could occur in people. Do not use this medicine for any condition that has not been checked by your doctor.

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Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Hydrochlorothiazide-Spironolactone tablet 25 mg-25 mg

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